Malware

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Malware
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 9 reports

What is Backoff and how you can protect your organization from this malware

We take a closer look at the Backoff malware, and identify some possible ways of defending your organization against it.ShareToolsMore than 1,000 organizations have been compromised by a malware package called Backoff that may not even be aware of it, ... [Published Fierce CIO - 8 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Router malware: Fact or fiction

[ Home routers: Broken windows to the world ]The confluence of characteristics of the particular malware, cache history of a user, settings on a particular computer, and how the aberrant browser behavior manifests itself can result in the troubleshooting ... [Published CIO IT-Strategie für Manager - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID11316: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 28, 2014

Entities: Malware, Threat
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 6 reports

Bank Cyber Attack Said to Target Core Infrastructure

A respected cyber security expert tells FOX Business the hackers who targeted JPMorgan Chase’s ( JPM ) computer systems were trying to send a poignant message: Even the most secure systems can be infiltrated.Information security professionals see large ... [Published FOXBusiness.com - 4 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 5 reports

PCI Council Issues Malware Alert

Also Provides Updated PCI-DSS Compliance Guidance The PCI Security Standards Council has issued an alert offering insights for mitigating the threat of "Backoff" POS malware, which has hit 1,000 U.S. businesses. Plus, the council is providing updated ... [Published CareersInfoSecurity.com - 9 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 4 reports

Russian Hackers disguise Kelihos bot as Anti-Government Software

Russian Hackers are spreading the Kelihos Trojan leading victims into believing that it is a software to hit Western Governments. Kelihos botnet  is still active and exploited by the cybercrime ecosystem to monetize its effort as discovered by ... [Published Security Affairs - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 6 reports

Report: Eight high-profile sites hit by browser exploits last week

Security firms says malvertising hit sites such as Java, DeviantArt and PhotobucketA "malvertising" campaign made the rounds last week hitting at least eight high-profile websites according to security firm Fox-IT . The firma noticed that the sites were ... [Published Electronista - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 6 reports

Threat Outbreak Alert RuleID8337: Email Messages Distributing Malicious Software on August 27, 2014

Entities: Malware, Threat
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 3 reports

Millions of debit and credit cards prone to getting hacked by malware

Washington, Aug 27 (ANI ): A malware that had infected Target's cashiering system late last year is back in the news once again, leading to the susceptibility of millions of credit and debit cards getting hacked on a larger scale. At least a thousand ... [Published Street Sweeper - Aug 27 2014]
Entities: Malware, Hacked, Credit Card
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 4 reports

Gameover Zeus Trojan Continues Resurgence

Malware Variants Steam Ahead After 'Operation Tovar' Takedown Following the "Operation Tovar" disruption of the Gameover Zeus botnet, security experts see related malware attacks ramping up again, this time as a result of variants of the financial Trojan. ... [Published BankInfoSecurity.com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 6 reports

More Than 1,000 Retailers Hit By Malicious “Backoff” Software

() – Homeland Security issued a warning on Friday to retailers warning that their customer’s payment data could be compromised.According to the Huffington Post, over 1,000 U.S. retailers computer systems were infected by malicious software known as “Backoff”, ... [Published The Hosting News - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 3 reports

Duping the machine - the cunning malware that throws off researchers

The exponential explosion of malware in recent years has seen the rise of automated analysis environments - or "Sandboxes" - as an essential means of providing detailed and pertinent information about a sample, in a timely manner.A Sandbox simulates the ... [Published Sophos Anti Virus - Aug 26 2014]

Quotes

"We are working with the United States Secret Service to determine the scope of recently reported cyber attacks against several American financial institutions" FBI spokesman Joshua Campbell said in a statement
...dealing with adversaries who are not only highly sophisticated in their attacks and intelligence gathering but also highly resourced," said Kujawa. "I don't think we will see a lot of this kind of attack but to know that it is possible means we still have a ways to go on how we secure our important information."
...about the attribution for an attack like this," said Bob Stratton, a partner at Mach37, which helps launch cyber security startup companies. "The trickiest part of defending networks in the modern age is determining the actual, rather than the apparent source of an attack. It will take time to forensically sort this out."
"I feel ill-prepared to join the workforce as my area of study is too general" said Mr Lek, who is in his fourth year of studies. itham@sph.com.sg

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Massive bank hack: What you need to know [Published DailyMe.Com - 9 mins ago]
Dairy Queen Breach Puts Customer Data At Risk [Published Inquisitr - 16 mins ago]
JPMorgan pulls in the FBI to investigate cyber ... [Published IT News Australia - 29 mins ago]
JPMorgan hackers altered, deleted bank records,... [Published Yahoo! News - 32 mins ago]
Don’t blame Russian hackers for lax security [Published Star-Telegram - 35 mins ago]
Re: no documentation about some rules [Published Seclists.org - Snort - 40 mins ago]
Healthcare Information Systems Targeted Data Ex... [Published Cisco - 44 mins ago]
Cyber attacks: Perpetual state of siege for U.S... [Published Shreveport Times - 47 mins ago]
Daily Ruleset Update Summary 08/28/2014 [Published Emerging Threats - 54 mins ago]
S’pore beefing up govt agencies’ cyber defence [Published Asiaone - 1 hour ago]
BlogMS Microsoft Team Blogs - New articles from... [Published TechNet Blogs - 1 hour ago]
HP Announces New Gen 9 Servers [Published ServerWatch - 1 hour ago]
Hackers sponsored by Russian government attacke... [Published New York Daily News - 1 hour ago]
Hackers Steal Sensitive Data From JPMorgan and ... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - 1 hour ago]
What Banks Need To Do After the JPMorgan Breach [Published Bank Systems & Technology - 1 hour ago]
Increase in 'One-Day Wonder' websites helps dis... [Published FOXNews.com - 1 hour ago]
Dairy Queen investigates possible data breach [Published Nation's Restaurant News - 1 hour ago]
APWG Report: Phishers Targeting Crypto Currency... [Published Town Hall - 2 hours ago]
City of London Police get Kaspersky Lab training [Published UPI - 2 hours ago]
Bad news for SMBs: Target’s “Backoff” malware a... [Published avast! blog - 2 hours ago]
TrapX Security targets MSSPs with new global pa... [Published Channel Line - 2 hours ago]
What Banks Can Learn From the Target Breach [Published Bank Systems & Technology - 2 hours ago]
Are Angry Birds flying away with your corporate... [Published Dell - 2 hours ago]
Drexel U. Cybersecurity Experts Available to Di... [Published Newswise - 2 hours ago]
Massive Phish Reported at JPMorgan Chase [Published Credit Union Times - 2 hours ago]
Cybercriminals Attempt to Revive Srizbi Spam Bo... [Published Security Week - 3 hours ago]
Shining some light on the ‘Unknown’ Exploit Kit [Published Malwarebytes Unpacked - 3 hours ago]
NetTraveler Gets A Makeover For 10th ... [Published EFYTimes.com - 3 hours ago]
Retailers Urged to Defend Against ‘Backoff’ POS... [Published Retail Online Integration - 3 hours ago]
Router malware: Fact or fiction [Published CIO IT-Strategie für Manager - 3 hours ago]
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Re: no documentation about some rules [Published Seclists.org - Snort - 40 mins ago]
Posted by Joel Esler (jesler) on Aug 28 malware-cnc means that IP address has been observed acting as aCommand and Control server for some malware in the past, which in turnmeans you might want to check if any of those boxes which are tryingto talk to ...
Daily Ruleset Update Summary 08/28/2014 [Published Emerging Threats - 54 mins ago]
[***] Summary: [***] 5 new Open signatures, 18 new Pro (5+13). ABUSE.CH SSL Blacklist, PCRat/Gh0st, Various Android. Thanks: @rmkml and @abuse_ch [+++] Added rules: [+++] Open: 2019079 – ET TROJAN ABUSE.CH SSL Blacklist Malicious SSL certificate ...
BlogMS Microsoft Team Blogs - New articles from... [Published TechNet Blogs - 1 hour ago]
218 Microsoft Team blogs searched, 48 blogs have new articles. 116 new articles found searching from 18-Aug-2014 to 24-Aug-2014 Categories: Dynamics , General , Industry Solutions , Microsoft Advertising , Microsoft Learning , Microsoft ...
Bad news for SMBs: Target’s “Backoff” malware a... [Published avast! blog - 2 hours ago]
avast! Endpoint Protection can protect your network U.S. merchants advised to protect themselves against same PoS hack that hit Target and Neiman Marcus last year. More than 1,000 U.S. businesses have had their systems infected by Backoff, a point-of-sale ...
Shining some light on the ‘Unknown’ Exploit Kit [Published Malwarebytes Unpacked - 3 hours ago]
Every now and again we come across new URL patterns when investigating traffic captures. In some cases, they are variations of existing redirectors or exploit kits which play the cat-and-mouse game with security researchers, other times they are the ...
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TECH PM - Videogame Console Sales Remain Strong [Published Wall Street Journal Tech News Briefing - May 16 2014]
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The UPS Store, Inc. Notifies Customers Of Poten... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 20 2014]
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Hexis Cyber Solutions and Infosecurity Magazine... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 15 2014]
PeerNova Announces Investment by Cyber-Security... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 08 2014]
Speech: Karen Bradley Speech on UK Cyber Security [Published Keeping the UK safe in cyber space - Activity o ... - Jun 17 2014]
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